Explora - formerly Student Research Center
(EBSCO) Middle and high school student search page that finds and displays results from magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, plus film & video available in several databases (e.g., MAS Ultra - School Edition, Newspaper Source, Middle Search Plus, Vocational and Career Collection, and TOPICsearch).
(TeachingBooks.net) Provides multimedia resources that can enhance and enliven reading experiences in the K-12 environment.
Gale Virtual Reference Library(LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
(Gale) Includes Grzimek's Animal Encyclopedia, Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, and Endangered Species reference books online.
Handbook of Texas - free web
(Texas State Historical Association) Encyclopedia entries on Texas history, culture, and geography.
Middle Search Plus
(EBSCO) Full text for "nearly 140 middle school magazines plus biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. Find primary source documents, books, photos, maps, and flags."
Novelist K-8 Plus (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
(EBSCO) Electronic readers advisory service for children's fiction and nonfiction literature, find by author, genre, or even tell the computer a novel you liked and it can recommend similar books.
(EBSCO) "Full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines plus a dictionary, photos, maps, and flags. Full text backfiles extend to 1989."